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The Missile and Space Race

Alan J. Levine - History - 1994 - 247 pages
This book is a history of the missile and space race in the 1950s and 1960s.
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Arms and the Physicist

Herbert Frank York - Political Science - 1995 - 294 pages
The essays in this volume present Herbert York's historical and political analyses of the major events of the arms race. York is the former director of research and engineering ...
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Shades of Gray: National Security and the Evolution of Space Reconnaissance

L. Parker Temple - Social Science - 2005 - 613 pages
The USA has developed the most expensive and capable reconnaissance satellites the world has ever seen. The author describes the development of these capabilities in ...
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Red Moon Rising: Sputnik and the Hidden Rivalries that Ignited the Space Age

Matthew Brzezinski - History - 2007 - 336 pages
For the fiftieth anniversary of Sputnik, the behind-the-scenes story of the fierce battles on earth that launched the superpowers into space The spy planes were driving Nikita ...
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To a Distant Day: The Rocket Pioneers

Chris Gainor - Science - 2008 - 236 pages
?Insightful, instructive, and definitely worth the read.??Greg Andres, Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada ?As someone who has been teaching a course on space ...
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The Gaither committee, Eisenhower, and the Cold War

David Lindsey Snead - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 286 pages
As the United States struggled to respond to the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik in 1957, President Eisenhower received a top secret report prepared by a committee of leading ...
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Counsels of war

Gregg Herken - History - 1985 - 409 pages
Examines the views--and rivalries--of the small group of civilian experts who have thought about, and contributed to government policy on, nuclear weapons and explores the ...
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